AMEX & Hilton HHonors Cards help achieve family travel goals

AMEX & Hilton HHonors Cards help achieve family travel goals

I am excited to partner with American Express and Hilton for this sponsored opportunity to make my family travel goals and summer trip to Orlando happen. Most of us are happy to travel to different places.  Maybe you just love to travel back to your childhood hometown. Maybe you love to travel the world. One obstacle for [...]



*RECALL* Emma’s Garden Polka-Dot Girls’ Dresses

Name of Product: Emma's Garden® Polka-Dot girls' dresses Units: About 21,000 in the U.S.; 2,600 in Canada Importer: The TJX Companies, Inc., of Framingham, Mass. Hazard: The decorative buttons on the front of the dress can detach, posing a choking hazard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the United States or Canada Description: This recall involves the [...]

Guest Post on Getting Fit Frugally

If you're a mom, you know how difficult it can be to fit in excercise. Many women join gyms and take advantage of their daycare facilities. Unfortunately, gym memberships were one of the first things to go when we cut our budget in order for me to stay home with the kids. However, staying fit [...]

Guest Post: Would You Pick up a Penny?

Would You Pick Up a Penny? My hubby said a couple of months ago that he had hesitated to pick up a penny in front of some friends that day. He said he should have just picked it up anyway because it was worth it. I agreed with him, but since I like proof, I [...]

*RECALL* Target expands recall of Circo brand booster seats

Name of product: Circo Child Booster Seats Units: About 375,000 (43,000 additional booster seats were recalled in August 2009) Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. Hazard: The booster seat's restraint buckle can open unexpectedly, allowing a child to fall from the chair and be injured. Incidents/Injuries: Target has received 10 additional reports of booster seat buckles [...]

Preorder the *new* Llama Llama: Home with Mama book now!!

We all love the Llama Llama series from Anna Dewdney- sweet, whimsical and fun, and in each story, Little Llama learns a lesson- and Mama Llama always asks to "please stop all that llama drama" which is MY favorite part. I love everything about these books.  My kids do too- all three of them even [...]

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2012 Giveaway (2 winners)

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I think I'm becoming obsessed with almanacs.  Thankfully my family humors me.  But I love finding out facts and information, as do my kids- their natural curiosity inspires me to be more curious- which just makes for very interesting conversation and adventures in daily life.  The 2012 National Geographic Kids Almanac is chock-full of information, [...]

Samsung Focus Windows Phone Review and Giveaway

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  Are you looking for the perfect Father's Day gift? One that they will REALLY REALLY love! Then you need to check out the Windows Phones from AT&T . This would be a great gift idea for Father’s Day! Why Windows Phone? Here are some Details from Samsung: Gaming: Windows Phone comes with Xbox LIVE. [...]

We’re seeing Disney’s Winnie the Pooh today!! #DisneyDreamWorksEvent

HELLO from Los Angeles!  I can't believe I am here!  What a whirlwind few days, and this day promises to be super exciting too.  Today is "press day" for Winnie the Pooh, so I'll be getting reacquainted with Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Roo and Piglet again, seeing some behind the scenes type stuff about the movie, and meeting [...]

Live Butterfly Garden Review

I remember as a child, how fascinated I was by caterpillars. We had a neighbor who always had tons of woolly bear caterpillars in her yard every fall. I would spend hours collecting and studying them. So when I saw an advertisement for the Live Butterfly Garden, I knew that my children would be thrilled [...]

Bath & Body Works PocketBac Hand Sanitizer Review

I always keep a variety of hand sanitizers around my house, in my purse and in the car. I find that they are easy to use when you are on the go, after pumping gas, with the kids. The scenarios are endless. Bath and Body works always has the best smelling and least drying hand [...]